SIA Top-up Courses

SIA Top-Up Licensed Courses



Renewing your SIA License? 


SIA License Holders (Door Supervisor and Security
Guarding) will need to be upskilled with refresher
training when renewing a license.

This qualification is a mandatory by the SIA (Security Industry Authority) for anyone who is renewing their SIA Security license as of the 1st of October 2021. There is a list of requirements that need to be completed before you can take this course. Please see Important notice below

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*Important Notice – SIA Top-Up 

Before you can take Security Guard or Door Supervisor training; Top-up or full course, you must have an appropriate First Aid qualification as of April 1, 2021. It must be an EFAW (Emergency First Aid at Work) or higher qualification.

In addition you must have also passed ACT Counter Terrorism, before commencing your training.

If you already have both Counter Terrorism and Emergency First Aid, you will need to provide evidence of this before the start of your course.

Fail to provide evidence you will not be enrolled onto the course and you will have to rebook, the initial one day course before starting.

You can find more information in the useful links section below.

Your ACT Counter Terrorism Training can be done free of charge at home however, there is a small charge of £15 if necessary to complete on site at our Academy.

You can find more course information in Student Zone; found in the Useful Links below.

Do You Want a Career in Security?

You’re in the right place. We have over 21 years in the Security sector and we are proud of the People we have worked with over the years; employing a Team of dedicated professionals, motivated in being the best they can be.

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Don’t Just Take Our Word For It. 

Gemma G.  

Great bunch of guards with fantastic management. Really supportive, professional and helpful! As a store manager I’ve been able to request a guard and get one on the same day whenever I’ve needed support/protection for the team.


We are recruiting now !

Are you an SIA licensed Security Officer who is professional and motivated?

Would you like the opportunity to work with a growing company that values their employees?

Due to Advantage One Security successfully gaining new contracts we are recruiting experienced SIA approved officers but will consider applicants that need training if they meet our stringent criteria.

Our Awarding Body 

Useful Links


Highfield Qualifications

Here’s a little bit of information about Highfield Qualifications – the awarding organisation of the Highfield Group.

We’re a global leader in compliance and work-based learning and apprenticeship qualifications and one of the UK’s most recognisable awarding organisations. As such we’re regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, SQA Accreditation, the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA), and the Security Industry Authority (SIA). In addition to this, we’re also a government-regulated end-point assessment organisation (EPAO).


As an awarding organisation we’ve developed 250+ qualifications designed to enhance the career prospects of learners. These qualifications are now delivered by over 20,000 trainers and training providers spread across 50 countries. They cover multiple sectors such as retail, health and social care, finance, customer service, rail and engineering, hospitality, logistics, aviation and many more.     

Learn more about Highfields Here